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Engineering, Ph.D.

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University rank #395 (QS) Cairo, Egypt
The Ph.D. in Engineering is an interdisciplinary program that applies modern approaches from the experimental, natural and life sciences in conjunction with theoretical and computational methods from the disciplines of engineering, mathematics and computer science to the solution of advanced problems of fundamental importance.
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Overview

The Ph.D. program in Engineering emphasizes the application of research methods and procedures to advanced areas of importance in the sciences and technology. The program builds on the premise that advancing the applied sciences and technology must be based on fundamental comprehension of the various disciplines, while continually being responsive to the needs of new technologies, and the interdisciplinary nature of the modern scientific enterprise. This program will be administered by a committee which has a representation of faculty from various graduate programs in the School of Sciences and Engineering.

This program offers a Ph.D. degree Engineering with specializations in:

  •  Mechanical Engineering,
  •  Construction Engineering,
  • Electronics and Communications Engineering,Robotics, 
  •  Control and Smart Systems,
  • or Environmental Engineering.
Program Objectives

    The mission of the Ph.D. program in Applied Sciences and Engineering is to provide in-depth training to students in the natural sciences, modern engineering, and computer science and in the conduct of original research leading to a doctoral dissertation.The primary goal of the program is to provide students with an opportunity to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field of applied sciences and engineering. The program aims at providing students with the opportunity to develop their professional knowledge and expertise to a high calibre and to qualify for leadership positions in teaching, in research, in administration and management and in policy analysis and program development. The program caters to demands of industry and research institutes and places a strong emphasis on original thinking, professional behavior and ethical conduct. The objectives of the program are for students to acquire:

  •  A broad analytic understanding of advanced experimental, theoretical and computational methods in the applied sciences and engineering
  •  Substantive knowledge of some field or area of practice (e.g., electronics engineering, environmental engineering, etc.).
  •  Competence to conduct independent, empirical research that extends the knowledge base of the field of interest.
  •  Ability to generate new ideas, convince others that their ideas are worth pursuing, do the necessary research to demonstrate that their ideas are viable, and communicate the results of their research in the public domain. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Artificial Intelligence
  • Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms 
  • Knowledge Engineering
  • Stochastic Processes for Engineers 
  • Probability and Stochastic Processes with Applications 
  • Cross Talk: Implemntation Science and Engineering 
  •  Computational Methods in Engineering 
  • Engineering Statistics 

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English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    91

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    Schedule GRE®

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Applicants for graduate study must have an acceptable Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree, with an academic record at a level sufficient to qualify for full or provisional admission.
  •  Obtain an acceptable score in the Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
  • Performance as non-degree student showing evidence they are prepared for graduate level courses
  •  Maturing time since undergraduate experience
  •  Work experience in a field related to the program applied for
  • Personal interview
  •  Strong faculty advocacy with written intent to mentor the student
  •  References from instructor or employer speaking to motivation and maturity

Tuition Fee

  • International

    735 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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Living costs for Cairo

  • 5312 - 6850 EGP/month
    Living Costs

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